Microsoft Open Technologies Inc. have released a Ruby ‘fog-azure’ gem to provide Microsoft Azure support for the Fog cloud services library.
The Config Management Camp featured a panel with Mitchell Hashimoto, founder of HashiCorp and creator of Terraform, Gareth Rushgrove, senior software engineer at Puppet Labs, and John Keiser, development lead at Chef, discussing creation of infrastructure from code and cloud resources and APIs.
Mobile devices often contain both personal and corporate data. When these devices use cloud services with an "always on" internet connection the risk of security breaches increases says Jeff Crume. An interview on mobile security threats, increasing adherence to security policies, using mobile devices to collaborate efficiently, effectively and secure, and deploying enterprise mobile security.
Mesosphere have released an alpha version of Mesos-DNS, an open source service discovery framework for cloud environments running applications on the Apache Mesos cluster manager.
The Google Cloud Platform team started an article series to share its views on container, leveraging their 10-year experience on the technology. Google's first two articles provide an overview of the topic. They explain the rationale behind container clusters and their defining traits. Along the way, they show how it all applies to Kubernetes.
Shippable recently announced its new platform in the virtualization space, which now supports containerized workflows
At their re:invent 2014 show Amazon launched AWS Key Management Service (KMS), “a managed service that makes it easy for you to create and control the encryption keys used to encrypt your data, and uses Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) to protect the security of your keys”. At launch the service supported EBS, S3 and Redshift. Additional support for Elastic Transcoder was added in late November.
Just in time for holiday shopping, Google is getting its cloud platform ready to host eCommerce workloads.
James Gosling, creator of the Java language, and Bruno Souza, Brazilian SouJava JUG founder and Java Champion, will be joining Java/PHP cloud-host Jelastic . InfoQ speaks to Gosling, Souza, and Jelastic CEO, Ruslan Synytsky about the new relationships.
Cloud technology is really about On-Demand Technology with a lot of new possibilities coming, making new ways of thinking possible, Peter van Hardenberg from Heroku stated at the GOTO Berlin Conference looking at how a cloud-native way of thinking may change your view of building applications for the cloud.
In another round of feature enhancements and additions, Microsoft Azure got a major set of updates in the form of a revamped marketplace and advanced networking capabilities.
Sixth edition of the World Quality Report, co-sponsored by Capgemini, Sogeti and HP 2014-15, highlights recent changes in testing practices, emerging trends such as agile testing, test environment management, mobility, data analytics, cloud and Internet of things.
Amazon performed a major maintenance update at the end of September in order to patch a security vulnerability in a Xen hypervisor affecting about 10% of their global fleet of cloud servers. This update involved the rebooting of those servers, with consequences for AWS users and the services they provide, including one of their largest clients, Netflix.
Microsoft has recently released a new preview of its 2.0 Mobile Services iOS SDK. The SDK allows iOS developers to easily integrate their mobile applications with Mobile Services backends hosted on Azure. Mobile Services is a MBaaS with support for cloud storage, push notifications, authentication, mobile analytics and custom APIs written in Node.js or .NET.
Last week Amazon Web Services and Rackspace notified customers that their servers would be rebooted as a part of Xen hypervisor patching. This is the second time that AWS has scheduled reboots as a part of its cloud infrastructure maintenance, and AWS published guidance for building applications resilient to reboots and restarts.
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